Wednesday Music News

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  • All hail garage rockers King Khan & the Shrines, who have shared the video for the track “Born to Die” with us today. They’ll be hitting the road this spring in support of their Merge Records release Idle No More, including a June 25th stop at Neumos. [Under the Radar]


  • For Record Store Day, David Byrne’s label Luaka Bop will pay tribute to African analog synth master, William Onyeabor, with the compilation, WHAT?! - William Onyeabor Remixed. Hear Hot Chip‘s cover of “Atomic Bomb” below, and get your copy on April 19th. [Pitchfork]

  • Stereogum shares a track from Seattle’s own Say Hi, whose new album, Endless Wonder, will be out June 17th via Barsuk. Hear some of those new tracks live on April 12th at the Sunset Tavern. [Stereogum]
  • Last night, Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes joined author Amy Yates Wuelfing on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show to discuss the book, No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History Of City Gardens, out now on DiWulf Publishing. Turns out, Daily Show host Jon Stewart was once a bartender at this legendary indie/punk club in Trenton, NJ! Watch their entertaining reminiscing below: [Stereogum]

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